Ed Towers of Tiger Brokerage Group announces that Mergermarket has reported that merger and acquisition (M&A) has been rising this year. The first half of 2014 was the most active January through June period in the U.S. M&A activity since 2007. U.S. M&A enterprise value rose to $694.6 billion in the first half of 2014. This is a 98.3% increase over 2013. The top industry for M&A transactions are pharma, medical and biotech at $157.0 billion. The 2nd largest industry was telecom at $152.5 billion in deals. There are no signs that the pace of M&A activity will slow for the remainder of 2014.
Tiger Brokerage Group is a middle market M&A advisory firm in Naples, FL.